Experts & Staff

Margaryta Khvostova

Visiting Fellow

Areas of expertise

Ukraine’s security and defence, reforms process and democratic development in Ukraine; human rights; EU-Ukraine relations

Languages

English, Ukrainian, Polish (can read and understand)

Biography

Margaryta Khvostova is a visiting fellow with the Wider Europe programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Her research focuses on security and defence, human rights, and Ukraine’s democratic development and integration into EU and NATO structures.

Khvostova is an advocacy manager at the Reanimation Package of Reforms Coalition, a group of leading NGOs that promotes reforms and good governance in Ukraine. Prior to that, she was a lecturer in international relations at the Lazarski University in Warsaw.

She has published extensively on human rights and identity and nation-building processes in Ukraine and other eastern European countries.

All-out support: The West’s commitments to Ukraine

Ukraine’s Western partners now recognise that it can defeat Russia. Yet they need to provide the guarantees of long-term support that will make this a reality.

Why advanced weapons can help Ukraine defeat Russia

Russia’s new offensive in Ukraine calls for a change in the Western response. NATO countries should supply the Ukrainian military with advanced systems and the training to use them.

How Western offensive weapons can help Ukraine defeat Russia

A prolonged confrontation would help Russia regroup and adapt. The quicker Ukraine receives more military support from its allies, the greater its chances of driving Russian forces out of its territory.

Articles

All-out support: The West’s commitments to Ukraine

Ukraine’s Western partners now recognise that it can defeat Russia. Yet they need to provide the guarantees of long-term support that will make this a reality.

Why advanced weapons can help Ukraine defeat Russia

Russia’s new offensive in Ukraine calls for a change in the Western response. NATO countries should supply the Ukrainian military with advanced systems and the training to use them.

How Western offensive weapons can help Ukraine defeat Russia

A prolonged confrontation would help Russia regroup and adapt. The quicker Ukraine receives more military support from its allies, the greater its chances of driving Russian forces out of its territory.